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ATO quizzed on readiness for stapling

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... stapling-triggered employer checks it expects, but maintained its readiness for a July 1 go-live. Appearing before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee yesterday, ATO assistant commissioner Larissa Evans said the manual checks with ATO for an employee's ...

YFYS net must be cast wider: Cbus

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... not commence the rest of the measures until all underperforming funds have been removed from the system. Speaking at the Senate Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Your Future, Your Super) Bill 2021, Cbus chief executive ...

AustralianSuper subverts stapling logic

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... for a top 10 best-in-show MySuper list to be embedded in the pending Your Future Your Super bill. He told yesterday's Senate Economics Legislation Committee discussing the new legislation that members must be protected from being stapled to underperforming ...

Mercer calls for delay to super reforms

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
Appearing before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee this morning, Mercer implored the government to consider a delay to the implementation of the super fund stapling mechanism slated to come into effect from July 1. In opening, Mercer senior ...

Chief economist update: Powell said, Yellen said

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
The monetary and fiscal masters of the US of A fronted the Senate Banking Committee - as required under the March 2020 COVID-19 relief law - singing a rendition of Louis Armstrong's What a Wonderful World. In his testimony, Federal Reserve chair ...

Chester eyes ASIC chair role

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
... the corporate regulator, taking over from James Shipton who will step down as soon as the right candidate is announced. A Senate Parliamentary Joint Committee this morning heard that Chester "tossed her hat in the ring", expressing interest in chairing ...

Banks still failing customers after Royal Commission

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAR 2021
... wake of COVID-19. "If passed, this will be the biggest handout to the banks we've seen in decades. This is a time for the Senate to do what it was created to do - temper the influence of lobbyists and make sure Australians are put first." Kirkland said ...

Senator calls for super funds to stop shorting

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... lending to short sellers. Queensland Liberal National Party Senator Gerard Rennick delivered an impassioned speech during the Senate debate on the passing of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Reuniting More Superannuation) Bill 2020. First Rennick compared ...

Continuous disclosure laws to stay

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 FEB 2021
... company directors over mum and dad investors". Hardwick labelled the proposal as "morally wrong" and unlikely to pass the senate. "The last thing we should want is for Australia to develop an international reputation as a jurisdiction that's soft ...

Financial services sees improved mental health

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... and insurance services workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The leap comes after a challenging few years, following the Senate Inquiry into Insurance and the Royal Commission. The report found that the industry's overall thriving workplace score leapt ...